# breast-implants - Tuesday 10 December, 2013
Jean-Claude Mas of PIP will spend four years in prison, while a number of the firm’s ex-managers have been convicted of fraud.
# breast-implants - Wednesday 30 October, 2013
A European Commission report confirmed that no toxins are present in the implants, but that removal should be considered under certain circumstances.
# breast-implants - Tuesday 22 October, 2013
The proposed legislation seeks to improve transparency of information for patients and medical staff.
# breast-implants - Thursday 26 July, 2012
The plastic surgery clinic refused an invitation to attend a meeting of the committee on the PIP breast implant scandal.
# breast-implants - Tuesday 3 July, 2012
The Department of Health has said it does not believe the Harley Medical Group will fulfil its obligations in an acceptable manner and so care will be provided by the State.
# breast-implants - Wednesday 9 May, 2012
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Solicitors working on behalf of some women affected by the defective PIP breast implants have called for the implants to be replaced, and not just removed.
# breast-implants - Friday 4 May, 2012
Dr Tony Holohan told the Oireachtas yesterday that 138 PIP implants have ruptured as of mid-April.
# breast-implants - Thursday 3 May, 2012
Dr Tony Holohan will address an Oireachtas Committee today on the government’s response to the issue of industrial grade silicone being used in some breast augmentation surgeries in Ireland.
# breast-implants - Friday 30 March, 2012
Oireachtas Committee hears that around 1,550 women received the potentially faulty implants in Ireland.
# breast-implants - Thursday 29 March, 2012
Irish Medicines Board to give latest news on status of PIP implants with which at least 1,500 Irish women were fitted.
# breast-implants - Thursday 15 March, 2012
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More patients could be affected on the back of this new information, said the Irish Medicines Board.
# breast-implants - Wednesday 14 March, 2012
James Reilly is working on legislation which will provide for mandatory licencing of health providers, including cosmetic surgeries.
# breast-implants - Friday 27 January, 2012
Jean-Claude Mas faces charges of causing bodily harm over the breast implant controversy affecting thousands of women.
# breast-implants - Thursday 26 January, 2012
PIP has been at the centre of an implant scandal over concerns their implants could burst.
# breast-implants - Monday 23 January, 2012
The British surgeons are calling for a number of changes to take place to bring in tighter controls in the cosmetic surgery sector, following a recent breast implants scandal.
# breast-implants - Monday 16 January, 2012
# breast-implants - Saturday 7 January, 2012
The IMB has revealed that the Harley Medical Group failed to communicate properly with their patients over the faulty PIP breast implants.
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# breast-implants - Friday 6 January, 2012
There are fears over the safety of implants made by French company PIP. The British government says there’s no evidence to say implants should be removed – but will pay for removal for anyone who wants it.
# breast-implants - Saturday 24 December, 2011
Frenchman Jean Claude Mas is wanted in Costa Rica for “life and health” offences.
# breast-implants - Friday 23 December, 2011
The French government said the implants should be removed over safety fears – but the Irish Medicines Board has said there is no evidence of risk.
# breast-implants - Wednesday 21 December, 2011
The Irish Medicines Board and the Irish Association of Plastic Surgeons has played down cancer fears but urged any concerned patients who have received the implants to consult their surgeon.
Tens of thousands of women in Britain and France with low-grade silicon implants have been advised to have them removed over concerns they could leak.